[unisog] sendmail attack attempt seen here
E. Larry Lidz
ellidz at eridu.uchicago.edu
Mon Mar 10 20:59:54 GMT 2003
"Sheila Hollenbaugh" writes:
>We have had one instance of the sendmail attack here. We saw in the logs:
>sendmail: h2AIWuhF005607: Dropped invalid comments from header address
>If you have not patched your systems running sendmail, you should get to it as
>soon as possible!
As a note, some people have noticed this showing up when they received
certain types of spam. Spammers forge headers much in the same way as
the attack works...
E. Larry Lidz Phone: +1 773 702-2208
Sr. Network Security Officer Fax: +1 773 834-8444
Network Security Center, The University of Chicago
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